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    367 fires in California

    After a thunderstorm sparked a bunch of fires the situation is crazy. Air quality day before yesterday was really bad. Lots of people evacuated and homes destroyed. The oldest state park is closed and historic structures burned to the ground. Yesterday a homeless person camping out in a county...
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    Nose hairs!

    My wife ordered a nose hair wax kit. Tried it out today.
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    Foodie Movies and Shows

    During this shelter in place time what are some foodie movies and shows to watch? The last two food themed movies I’ve watched are East Side Sushi and Miso Hungry. Both on Amazon Prime. Miso hungry is about an overweight Australian man who tracks his health while eating only a traditional...
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    Favorite Foods youth event

    One of the things I love about 4-H is that kids learn life skills. Today my son participated in the annual Favorite Foods event. He’s 7 and made a bunt cake. This is my fifth year judging. I’m tired but stuffed. These are some of the highlights of the dishes the youth prepared.
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    Chinese New Year

    Gung Hey Fa Choi. Dinner last night with the family. Ya have to pace yourself at these celebrations. Lots of leftovers came home with us. My youngest is crazy for crab!
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    Bourbon recommendations for a Scotch guy

    I have been stocking up on my favorite scotches recently. Not sure if it’s tariffs or not but my favorite Lagavulan 16 price jumped from $65 to $90! I’ve been thinking of expanding my tastes to bourbon and possibly cognac. A neighbor poured me some cognac and I enjoyed it. I’ve never really...
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    Perfect Scotch Whisky Collection

    Wow! That’s Impressive. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-50672313
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    A mommy skunk and her two babies have moved in under my shed. Any advice on how to deal with them? I have a live trap but I’m nervous about getting sprayed. Last night my son forgot to close the door of the chicken coop and the skunk raided the eggs. They are also digging in the garden and...
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    Dangers of shower shaving

    I usually shave in the shower. I was lathered up ready to shave with my EJ double edge loaded with a Feather blade. I approach the mirror suctioned to the shower wall. Just then the suction cup let go! I instinctively tried to catch it. There I was juggling a mirror and a razor. Neither hit the...
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    Kimchi pancake

    I sometimes buy kimchi pancakes from the deli in the Korean market and snack on them while driving home. Inexpensive and delicious. I decided to research how to make them and was pleasantly surprised that it looked easy. I made one last night and the wife loved it. I’ll be making this a lot from...
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    Barber Shop Pay it Forward

    My boys (13&6) were overdue for a haircut. I made them an appointment for Tuesday after school. The barber shop does good work and is quite busy. My oldest was just finished and little dude was next. The barber asked if he could take this guy first and do my kids hair after. In my mind I was...
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    Pipe Cap

    Ive been eying the Savineli Tortuga bulldog for quite a while. I save all the corks from my scotch bottles. I use them when I tie flies. When I put glue on them I stick them in a cork to dry. So today I had a moment of inspiration. I got my favorite pocket friendly pipe and tried some corks for...
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    4-H turkey

    My 12 year old raised our thanksgiving turkey this year. This one weighs 27 pounds and sold at the Jr livestock auction for $45 a pound. Any other 4-H people on the forum? IMG_1536 by Jay Hann, on Flickr
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    My 10 year old is in 4H and has his first two show rabbits. I am interested in getting a breeding trio to raise as meat rabbits. Anyone else raising rabbits?
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    9 WT fly rod for bass

    I am looking to buy a TFO mini mag 9 wt 8 foot fly rod. They go for around $200. I am going to use it for bass. I fish from a small boat. I fish a lake with a lot of trees and submerged timber. 5 pound fish are common and there are some real monsters in there also. So the questions are 1. Any...
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    Burts Bees shave oil

    I like to use pre shave oil, especially on my neck. I tried the Pacific pre shave oil in the tiny dropper bottle. It was around $6 where I got it. So I am cheap, frugal, what ever. I was checking out shave oil ingredients and found sweet almond oil is in most. I found Burts Bees "Mamma Bees"...
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    Bay Rum options?

    OK, my wife loves the Pinaud bay rum on me. When I ran out a while back and could find none locally. She was upset and we found some on line. So this leads me to the question, what is a nice bay rum other that is not to expensive and is awesome? Then what is the high end bay rum options? I am...
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    Buster's Entry to the Hall of Fame

    Hall of Fame EntryWhat is your real name? Jay What are your nicknames/aliases? Daddy Where do you live? San Jose, Ca. What is your age (or) generation? 40 something What are you in the real world? House husband What is your favorite shave setup? Edwin Jagger 89, that my wife got me...
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